Director of Communications & Public Relations

 posted over 4 years ago

Community Health Network | FullTime | Kokomo, IN


JOB DUTIES: With Network support, develops and implements internal and external communication campaigns. Builds relationships and credibility across all levels in the network. Leads public relations activities. Advises executive leadership concerning communication needs and approaches. EXPERIENCE: 7-10 years of experience in communications, public relations, or related field. Experienced in and comfortable with leadership interaction. Healthcare experience not required, but preferred. EDUCATION: BS or BA in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or related field. LICENSE: None SKILLS: Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to interact with and build credibility among employees, providers, hospital and network leadership. Understanding of sensitive public/media relations issues and ability to explain hospital programs. Analytical skills to gather, interpret and organize information for preparing and providing appropriate marketing and publication material. Advanced written and oral communication skills. Organizational and problem-solving skills to direct projects from start to finish Not required to reside in Kokomo, but must be able to meet obligations that fall outside work hours of 8-5, Monday through Friday. TESTING: N/A ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Keywords: Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Media Relations Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is guided by a simple mission: “Deeply committed to the communities we serve, we enhance health and well-being.” We fulfill this mission by making exceptional health care easy to access, as well as by involving ourselves deeply in the well-being and quality of life of the communities that gave birth to our network nearly six decades ago. Our organization’s values are represented by the acronym PRIIDE: Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovations, Dedication, and Excellence. These values drive the work we do every day and the attitude we bring to every task.